Blades Sussex County, Delaware

Blades: Town of the United States

About

Blades is a town located in the county of Sussex in the U.S. state of Delaware. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,241. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,498 inhabitants.

The town was created 172 years ago in 1849.

Blades Quick Facts

Population : 1,498 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Delaware (United States)
County : Sussex County
Postal code : 19973
Phone Area Codes : 302
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1850 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:15:59 (24th May 2022)
Population growth : 17.16% (2010-2020)
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Location of Blades on Delaware map.
Sussex County Delaware incorporated and unincorporated areas Blades highlighted locator map image
Sussex County Delaware incorporated and unincorporated areas Blades highlighted
Sussex County Delaware incorporated and unincorporated areas Blades highlighted locator map image

Geography

Blades is located at 38°38'8"N 75°36'36"W (38.6356700, -75.6099300).

Blades map

Demographics

The population of Blades increased by 17.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,241 - census
2011 1,259 1.43% estimation process
2012 1,274 1.18% estimation process
2013 1,292 1.39% estimation process
2014 1,315 1.75% estimation process
2015 1,340 1.87% estimation process
2016 1,367 1.98% estimation process
2017 1,396 2.08% estimation process
2018 1,426 2.1% estimation process
2019 1,454 1.93% estimation process
2020 1,498 2.94% estimation process

Schools in Blades

College & universities near Blades, DE

Code Name City ZIP
164313 Wor-Wic Community College Salisbury (MD) 21804-7131

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Blades, DE

Code Name Address Type
SLS Salisbury (BayRunner Shuttle), Maryland 547E Riverside Drive BUS
SLY Salisbury, Maryland 350 Cypress St. BUS
CDE Cambridge, Maryland 100 Heron Boulevard BUS
ESN Easton Airport, Maryland 29137 Newman Road BUS
OCP Ocean Pines, MD 11011 Manklin Creek Road BUS

Post offices near Blades

Post Office Name City ZIP
Seaford Post Office Seaford (DE) 19973

Other cities in Sussex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sussex County , DE. (more)

City Name Population Title
Milford 12,278 City in Kent and Sussex counties, Delaware, United States of America
Seaford 8,246 City in Delaware, United States
Georgetown 7,797 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Millsboro 4,665 Town of the United States
Laurel 4,511 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Lewes 3,417 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States of America
Milton 3,129 Town in Delaware, USA
Selbyville 2,617 Town in Delaware, United States
Bridgeville 2,440 Town in Delaware
Ocean View 2,245 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Long Neck 1,980 Census designated place
Delmar 1,879 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Rehoboth Beach 1,592 City in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Bethany Beach 1,283 Town in Delaware
Greenwood 1,175 Town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States
Frankford 1,020 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Blades distances to largest Delaware cities